Customer Partner - Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding

Home Based
£29,000 plus car allowance
05 Apr 2021
18 Apr 2021
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Customer Experience team as a Customer Partner. You will be delivering a frontline housing management services to our leasehold customers, specialising in Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding casework.

Our mission is to provide quality homes and services for people whose needs are not met by the open market.

Stonewater is a leading housing provider. We manage around 33,600 homes, serving 75,000 customers across our portfolio of affordable properties for general rent, shared ownership and sale, alongside specialist accommodation, with an ambitious house-building programme.

Our team believe in hard work. We celebrate each other’s success and are always honest with each other. That feeling that everyone around you is pulling together to get things done, when we work together we are unstoppable – they’re all part of life at Stonewater.

A career at Stonewater is a rewarding one and provides you with the opportunity to bring your individuality and skills to an organisation which embraces change and is open to new ideas. We believe that recruiting and retaining the right people is vital for our success.

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of everything we do. We recognise that our customers, colleagues, contractors and other partners are central to our success and that we work in a diverse society. We acknowledge not only our legal, but also our moral responsibility to ensure all groups have equality of opportunity.

We also offer you the chance to be part of an organisation rated as ‘One Star in the 2020 Best Companies survey for the second consecutive year, as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

We’re looking for like-minded people to join our team of over 800 talented colleagues who embody our values of being ethical, ambitious, passionate, agile and commercial, as well as people who want to make a difference and transform people’s lives.

Our promise to you

At Stonewater we believe nothing is impossible. We’re driven by our mission, vision and values and inspire others to always strive to succeed. This passion and determination is what sets us apart. We are proud to be a place where being individuals is embraced and recognised.

So, if you want to make a real difference to people's lives and want to have a stimulating and rewarding career, we would love to hear from you.

For more information, visit our website at

The role:

  • To shape and deliver a service to customers in complex situations experiencing a form of abuse or suffering.
  • Experience in root causes of people’s behaviours and ways that abuse can demonstrate itself.
  • Help us to build processes that best support our customer’s at the most difficult times.
  • To work with Stonewater’s partner agencies to contribute to and/or coordinate multi-agency approaches.
  • Be a champion for Stonewater’s ‘tone of voice’ campaign, providing a first class customer service that makes customers feel respected, valued and listened to
  • Provide customers with a customer journey that is efficient in terms of delivering resolution or next steps
  • Be responsive to changing customer needs and human by being compassionate
  • Build customer confidence in digital channels
  • Use data and behavioural insights to propose service innovations
  • Take personal pride in Stonewater’s neighbourhoods and our work with customers

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience of working in roles supporting people experiencing domestic abuse or other forms of abuse or suffering
  • Experience of safeguarding and managing complex customer cases
  • Experience leading multi-agency approaches to get positive outcomes
  • Commitment to innovation, quality, customer service and value for money
  • Experience of a broad range of partnership working to meet the needs of customers
  • Ability to think ‘beyond process’ to find innovative solutions for customers

Appointment to this role will be subject to a satisfactory references and possession of a valid Right to Work document.

Our Offer:

At Stonewater we offer excellent benefits which help make us a great place to work!

  • A retirement savings plan – up to 7% matched contribution rate
  • Life assurance – 3.5x contractual pay
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Holiday starting at 26 days with the option to buy/sell
  • Deals and Discounts on shopping, travel, optical etc.
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Annual Company Day
  • Values Award celebration events
  • Team building days

And much more…

Stonewater supports equality of opportunities and are dedicated to being a diverse, inclusive, and supportive workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer.